Health plans that contract with hospitals and doctors to create a network of participating providers are designed to the overall cost of visits and care. Doctors lower their rate in exchange for higher patient volume. In theory, the smaller the network, the more familiar the network doctors should be with the employer’s business, which should translate into better care for the employee and lower cost for the employer.
However, getting injured workers to go to a network doctor or pharmacy, can be a challenge in workers’ compensation programs. Working with MC Innovations, employers and their employees can both experience the intended benefits of utilizing a well-structured PPO Network.